Diane has been working in the OTL as the department coordinator and assistant to the executive director since September of 2011. One of her key responsibilities involves managing the annuities docket and maintaining the general IP docket. Diane is responsible for licensee financials, royalty and patent income, office expenses and patent legal expenses. She also assists in the preparation of the fiscal year budget preparation and participates in IP projects. Diane worked for 15 years at a plaintiff personal injury law firm in Boston. She received her paralegal certificate from the University of New Hampshire, Durham and holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from UNH, Plymouth.